Meet the Researchers – Federica Coppola
Video series presents the Max Planck Institute and its researchers
Under the hashtag #MeetTheResearchers, this bi-weekly video series showcases a researcher and his/her field of research and discusses why Freiburg is a wonderful place to live and work.
Episode 7: Federica Coppola, Senior Researcher, Department of Criminal Law
Meet the researchers – Video series introduces the MPI for the Study of Crime, Security and Law
“One of the most pressing issues in current debates on criminal justice concerns the shortcomings of imprisonment. Prison environments can have traumatizing effects on confined people. Long prison sentences have no positive impact on relapses on criminal behavior. Such drawbacks clearly reflect an institutional and societal failure to fulfill the individual justice and public safety goals of legal punishment.”